Originally Posted by vincent713
If your engine won't idle it sounds like you need a carb clean or you have an air leak somewhere. My engine had a hard time idling and turns out I had an air leak on the base head gasket which I replace with red gasket making. My engine idles good now.
I think your right I took the carb and offset off last night & found a blown gasket so I hammered out a new one with my trusty ball peen I ended up forming it to the head after I used the offset first then found it "the gasket" to be restricting the tapered part on the head I will be test
running it in a few minutes & will report bACK